Adeline E. Volesky, 100, of Swisher, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center. Services were held July 1 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with burial following in Blain Cemetery near Walford.
Adeline was born Sept. 20, 1912, in rural Linn County, the daughter of Joseph and Lottie (Pirkl) Stancel. She married Richard Kaplan on Feb. 15, 1945. She later married Edward Volesky on Feb. 10, 1969. Adeline worked all of her life both on the farm and in the house. She loved gardening, canning, playing cards, cooking, baking and fishing. She was proud of her Czech heritage. She enjoyed listening to polkas and making kolaches. Adeline was a very kind and loving person and made others around her feel special.
Adeline is survived by her sister, Lottie Yeries of Hills; a brother, George Stancel of Marshalltown; two grandchildren, Alan (Joy) Pavlicek and Lynn (Bob Wagner) Pavlicek both of Cedar Rapids; and one great-grandson, Austin Pavlicek.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard Kaplan and Edward Volesky; her sisters, Evelyn Bush, Rosemary McDowel and Alma Stancel; and her brothers, Milo, Louis, Lumir and Joseph Stancel.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .